Reso-revolutions

As a kid I used to get the words ‘resolution’ and ‘revolution’ mixed up. Even as I type this, I think of the word resolution to be associated with flat screen TVs such that I immediately disassociate it with the brand new year. It seems …

Everyone’s a green light

Today is the first day of 2014. I spent it with family and close friends overlooking the harbour and skyline of Hong Kong. At 12 am, the fireworks burst onto the scene like a clockwork explosion. A ticking time bomb.We celebrate the new year to …

Gnome Espresso and Winebar

A good friend of mine happened to be in Sydney for the weekend that was quite awhile ago. And what do good friends do but drag each other onto the wrong bus and all the way up to Surry Hills for a lacklustre brunch. Details …

Mad Spuds Cafe

Whenever I take a blog hiatus, which often and usually unprecedented, returning washes the same feelings of familiarity and loss as that time we drove past an old house I used to live in. I never went inside but in my head I can the …

Korea: ELBON the Table

The best advice Mother gave me that trip (and trust me there were many to choose from, oh so many) was to do your best to get lost in a country. Within reason obviously, please don’t wander into the backyard of a human traffickers hideout …

Makanai

Hello, I’m here again to bring you another food post that nobody really reads. We happened to be around the area for I-can’t-remember-what-reason and I was hungry so into Makanai we went. In terms of their conveyor stuff it’s not as much of a bargain …

Great Sydney Eating Trip Part 1

Sinful. Quite possibly the most spoken word between myself and the very special friend who flew down under from Malaysia. It aptly describes almost every meal, every bite, every taste and every whiff of an aroma strong enough to stir desire within the depths of …